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Positive Workplace Drug Tests for Marijuana, Cocaine Sharply Dropped Since 1988

Positive workplace tests for marijuana and cocaine have dropped sharply since 1988, while tests revealing prescription drug abuse are increasing, according to a study by the medical-testing company Quest Diagnostics Inc. The findings come from a review of more than 125 million urine drug tests conducted from 1988 through 2012.…

Tidy Desk or Messy Desk? Each Has Its Benefits

Working at a clean and prim desk may promote healthy eating, generosity, and conventionality, according to new research. But, the research also shows that a messy desk may confer its own benefits, promoting creative thinking and stimulating new ideas. The new studies, conducted by psychological scientist Kathleen Vohs and her…

Unattractive People More Likely to Be Bullied at Work

It’s common knowledge that high school can be a cruel environment where attractive students are considered “popular,” and unattractive kids often get bullied. While that type of petty behavior is expected to vanish with adulthood, new research proves it does not. Colleagues can be just as immature as classmates. The…

QUANTUM UNITS EDUCATION: New Online CEU Courses

Building Trust in the Workplace This 1 hour video CEU course based on The Thin Book of Trust: An Essential Primer for Building Trust at Work describes a proven framework and language for building, maintaining and, when necessary restoring trust in the workplace and relationships in general. HIV AIDs Among…